All About That Bass (and Phlegm)

Less than a month into preschool and my kid is already bringing home the plague. So bear with my trepidation at the high notes. I’d tell you to bear with me on the actually hitting of the high notes, but you’ve probably been here before so there’s no sense pretending. […]

Forty Day Dream

You know what’s really fun to say? Autumnal. As in the autumnal equinox. Which is, contrary to popular opinion, not a gym for ladies that love pumpkin spice lattes. Confession: I’m thinking about trying one of those this year. Do they actually taste of pumpkin or are they just cloven? […]

Ukulele Lady (I’m Using the Term “Lady” Loosely)

Today is a hard day. In fact, I tend to take a break from all things media on this anniversary. “Never Forget” doesn’t have to mean “Replay Every Horrifying Moment in Detail.” I considered not posting a ukulele video today. I considered posting something somber and appropriate. But then I uked anyway. […]

Don’t Call it a Comeback

Him: So you know how sometimes I go and book the flights for our vacations without telling you? Me: *blank stare* Him: And then you get really mad. And then you get excited. And then you figure out all the hotels and restaurants and things to see? Me: We are […]

Who Moved My Corn?

I need a piece of corn. Let’s try this again: Last week, I planted a mess of seedlings I’d been nurturing for months outside in some raised garden beds I recently built.  They’re dead now.  Apparently, you’re supposed to ease them outside, harden them, prepare them – not just shove […]

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